I had a plan. I knew what I wanted and where I wanted to be.
After a year of traveling for work, I headed back to where I thought was home. I was excited as I crossed the Florida line. It had been an uneventful three-day day journey, and I thanked God I had made it safely.
But what I learned was that my plan was not God’s plan. He didn’t make my stay easy. The job I had waiting was commission only, so I used up my savings on hotel rooms and food. I got to the point of living out of my vehicle a couple of times when I did not have enough to get a room for the night. The only time it got easier was when I left Florida after being there for only a month.
God brought me to what I felt was rock bottom so that I would put my trust and faith in Him. He delivered me out of that situation, once I put Him first and asked for His guidance.
Faith is having confidence in what we hope for, yet cannot see.
We all dream of a certain life, certain jobs, certain houses. We want to be in charge. We don’t fully trust God to provide for us, yet He knows our path and has a better life in store for us than we could ever imagine.
Pray before making any decisions. God has a plan for you. Trust Him to lead your journey.
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Lisa Hilton has five wonderful kiddos, including a set of boy/girl twins. She is married to an amazing husband named Alex. Her husband brought her back to God, and she will forever thank him and her heavenly Father for placing him in her path. God knew exactly what she needed.